A television series like Once Upon A Time employs dozens of people to 'make the magic happen' but it's fun to go behind the scenes and see what the set really looks like...

Designing a batsuit can be rather challenging; for example, the batsuit cape needed to drape beautifully and dramatically for those strong scenes, but for other scenes, it needed to ruffle a bit by a gentle breeze. Enjoy comments from costume Supervisors, costume Coordinators, and costume FX artists along with other costume designers and directors. There is even mention of a victorian mangle which we know as the old fashioned wringer part of the wringer-washer that grandmother may have used. But wait, there's more ...

Ray Coble takes us backstage so we can see the costumes for yet another stage hit ...

Let's take a look at some very memorable costume movies ...

Wow; this amazing latex suit was made using a mold, and many different people ...

Costume Designer Montana Blanco discusses his work from Octoroon ...

Costume Designer Andrea Flesch give an inside look at how X Company's elegant costumes are conceived and created...

 Designing looks for GOT with cloth ...

Join Jacqueline Durran as she speaks to us about her costume design ...

Go backstage at the Imperial Theatre and discover The Great Comet's costumes with designer Paloma Young...

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The Costumer's Notebook,

The book The Costumer's Notebook is a 295 page comprehensive handbook for Costumers for stage and film including a full Glossary of stage and film industry terms. Sections include methods and tricks for laundry, dyeing, breakdown, Dresser guidelines and protocols for Stage or Film and various size charts for men and women from shoes to gloves. Other Sections include diagrams showing How to Iron A Shirt, How to Tie a Tie and How to Tie a Bow Tie. Costume fittings, costume lay out and costume storage are also discussed.